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Format: 10-30-2014
Format: 10-30-2014
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, Americans battered by job loss, foreclosure, and plummeting home values tightened their belts and paid down debt. The Latino community, hit particularly hard...
October 27, 2014 | Report |
Over the last half-century, affluent Americans have turned out to vote at significantly higher rates than lower-income Americans. On the surface, this would seem to pose a serious problem for equal...
October 23, 2014 | Explainer |
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Connecticutters...
October 20, 2014 | Explainer |
Preface Globalization as presently structured is corrosive of political democracy and specifically of the ability of citizens and national governments to harness a market economy for a broad public...
October 7, 2014 | Report |
I.  Introduction America’s economy has been an awesome engine of wealth creation over the past two generations, but the new prosperity has disproportionately gone to the wealthiest. Between 1979...
September 17, 2014 | Testimony |
From: Demos To: Mayor Bill de Blasio; City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito; and interested parties Regarding: Unjustified exemptions that weaken and Aundermine...
September 17, 2014 | Advocacy Letter |
Demos
As a postsecondary degree has become more important than ever in the labor market, and the primary means by which one enters the middle class, the U.S. has simultaneously made it more difficult and...
September 16, 2014 | Policy Brief |
Discrimination has no place in New York. At our best, we’re a city where people of all races, ethnicities, creeds, and backgrounds have an opportunity to work hard and make their mark. But...
September 10, 2014 | Policy Brief |
Chairman Capito, Ranking Member Meeks, and members of the subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to submit the following statement for the record as part of today’s hearing. Demos is pleased...
September 10, 2014 | Testimony |